Archive for the ‘Distro Reviews’ Category

Mageia Linux 1 (KDE) – First Look and Background Information


After spending a little time with it, I have to say it’s a very nice first effort from the Mageia team, and I look forward to spending some more time with it. Lots of very up-to-date software, lots of desktop environments available, and, of course, the drakeconf tools. Click “Read More” to view the video,

Ubuntu 11.10 “Oneiric Ocelot” Alpha 1 First Look and Initial Impressions


My first impression? It’s broken. My reaction to that? It’s an alpha, so that’s to be expected. Nowhere to go but up from here. Click “Read More” to see the video!

Pinguy OS 11.04 First Look and Initial Impressions


First impression? If you’re looking for an installation with a ton of preinstalled software that you may not have known you needed, check this out! Head over to for more information, or for the release notes. Previous video about Pinguy Click “Read More” to view the video!

Fedora 15 “Lovelock” Beta First Look and Initial Review


I have to admit, this isn’t really a “first look” for me, because I’ve been using Fedora since the Alpha came out both at work and on my laptop at home. So far, I’ve had very good experiences with Fedora 15, and Gnome Shell has been a dream. Click “Read More” to view the video,

First Look at Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Final!


It’s been a long 6 months, with a lot of ups and downs, but it’s finally here! Head on over to to get your copy! To check out my first look and initial impressions video, click the “Read More” button below.